Chinese consulate donates 10,000 flour bags to Gwadar
GWADAR, May 4 (Gwadar Pro) - Hundreds of people of Gwadar become recipients of 10,000 free ration flour bags donated by Chinese Consulate Karachi yesterday.
Each family received three bags, each 10 kg, in connection with fresh act of philanthropy initiated by Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Karachi in collaboration with China Overseas Port Holding Company, government departments, local administration and Pakistan army.
Most of recipients hail from fishermen community. Secretary Adam Qadir Buksh of fishermen body “Fishermen National Party” heaped praise for the donation of flour bags by the Consulate General saying it was dire need of hour to render such respite to poor people badly afflicted by soaring tide of price hike.
A special ceremony titled “Long Live Pakistan China Friendship, Hand In Hand For a Better Future” also held in Gwadar Business Center. Chinese Consul General in Karachi Yang Yundong spoke on the occasion and termed ration charity for public good. Other participants included COPHC Deputy General Manager Hao Jian, Additional Deputy Commissioner Zakir Baloch and CSO Pakistan Navy Captain Fahad Sadiq.
Long Live Pakistan China Friendship, Hand In Hand For a Better Future held in Gwadar Business Center [Photo provided to Gwadar Pro]
Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) official told Gwadar Pro that Chinese official gestured to continue free ration distribution drive in a bid to provide relief to poor strata of society in Gwadar with inducing deep sense that China always stands by local poor people and works for poverty-mitigation measures to ensure healthy and poverty-free future for Gwadar.
Later, proposal was mulled to embark upon long term public welfare projects besides perpetuating free rations scheme, he said. “One proposal is to develop picnic spots and open gyms on selected points of long stretch of beach in Gwadar,” he added.